Reply to Letter to the Editor "Clinical Manifestations of Dystonia and Dyskinesia After SSRI Administration"

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: I recently reviewed 71 cases of new-onset extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), including akathisia, associated with SSRI use. Nearly 58% of affected patients were administered medications in addition to the SSRI. In several of these, the coadministered drug was capable of producing EPS.

J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58(9):403-404 [letter]